Gordon Haff

Gordon Haff
Technology Evangelist
Red Hat

Gordon Haff is Technology Evangelist at Red Hat where he works on product strategy, writes about trends and technologies, and is a frequent speaker at customer and industry events on topics including DevOps, IoT, cloud computing, containers, and next-generation application architectures. He is also the author of From Pots and Vats to Programs and Apps: How Software Learned to Package Itself along with numerous other publications.  Prior to Red Hat, as an industry analyst, Gordon wrote hundreds of research notes, was frequently quoted in the press on a wide range of IT topics, and advised clients on product and marketing strategies. Earlier in his career, he was responsible for bringing a wide range of computer systems, from minicomputers to large UNIX servers, to market while at Data General.

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